The Royal Palace of Mari was the royal residence of the rulers of the ancient kingdom of Mari in . The inscription on the hem of the statue's skirt mentions Puzur-Ishtar, sakkanakku of Mari, and also mentions his brother the priest Milaga. "The Investiture of Zimri-Lim," dating to the 18th century BCE and discovered during
His name appears on the inscribed pillar at Xanthos. She was carried along by a sea bird visible below the hem of her skirt. Harpy Tomb are included, as well as friezes from other monuments on the site, all dating from about 480-470BC.